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Thank you for attending the 2019 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference: Education, Empowerment and Support on May 1st! This event brought together individuals that are living with metastatic breast cancer, family members, caregivers, and medical professionals to share relevant information, practical resources and support.
Komen Wisconsin thanks our speakers, volunteers, vendors and sponsors for making the event possible.
We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2020 Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference Friday, May 1, 2020.
This Conference was designed using feedback from our partners of metastatic breast cancer committee, cancer patients, professionals and advocates. Thank you to those who participated on the planning committee and offered your ideas toward the Conference theme, features and presentation topics.
Facebook Live of Dr. Eugene Ahn from Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Facebook live of Dr Adrian Lee from University of Pittsburgh
Agenda was as the following:
Expo and Integrative Therapy Fair opens
8:30- 8:40 am Welcome
Tammy Garcia, Board President, Susan G. Komen Wisconsin
April Dunn, Senior VP, Chief Marketing Officer of Global Marketing, ManpowerGroup
8:40-9:25 am Morning Keynote: Tell Me More! What’s New in Metastatic Breast Cancer
Adrian V. Lee PhD, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
9:30-10:15 am Breakouts: Subtypes of Metastatic Breast Cancer
Breakout 1: Her2Postivie: Amanda Parkes, MD, University of Wisconsin
Breakout 2: Triple Negative: Kari Wisinski MD, University of Wisconsin
Breakout 3: Estrogen Positive: Yee Chung Cheng, MD, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-11:30 am Breakouts: Living Well with Metastatic Breast Cancer
Breakout 1: Every Day Counts: Diet, Exercise and Healthy Living
Melinda Stolley, PhD, Medical College of WI and Patricia Sheean, RD, PhD, Loyola University
Lisa Arendt, DVM, PhD, University of Wisconsin
Breakout 2: What Happened To My Sex Life? Dealing with cancer’s collateral damage in the bedroom
Laura Stratte RN, BSN, CBCN, Ascension
Breakout 3: Palliative Care: What It Is, Why You Need It and How To Get It
Katherine Recka, MD, Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin
Breakout 4: Bone Mets
Kari Wisinski MD, University of Wisconsin
11:30-12:15 pm Lunch Buffet Open
Spend time at Expo and Integrative Therapy Fair
12:15-1:15 pm Precision Medicine for Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients. Why it Matters and What You Need to Know
Eugene Ahn, MD, Cancer Treatment Center of America
1:15- 2:15 pm Metastatic Breast Cancer Patient Panel
Facilitator: Shirley Mertz, Metastatic Breast Cancer Network
Panelists: Robin Douthitt, ER+ MBC; Kathy Bryant, HER2+ MBC; Carmen Hernandez, ER+
2:30 pm Closing Remarks and Thank You
Nikki Panico, Executive Director, Susan G. Komen Wisconsin
Thank You to Our Sponsors!